Using Jewish concepts, long-time acquaintance of Roseanne Barr, Shmuley Boteach yet again showed he is her most eloquent defender, bar none.
The ‘Who Wore It Better’ of the #MeToo age: ‘Who Apologized Better?’
Aggrieved political wives have a long, sad history in this country — and in Judaism.
You might not expect a 12th-century rabbinic sage to have words of wisdom about Vanity Fair’s viral Caitlyn Jenner cover. And yet, Maimonides delivers — even if some Jews don’t want to listen.
A common Yiddish phrase literally means ‘I have it in the left earlock.’ Philologos investigates the idiom, which does not require knowledge of Jewish hairstyles.
What would Maimonides, the Jewish thinker who created an eight-rung hierarchy of giving, say about the buy-one, give-one charity model popularized by Warby Parker?
Maimonides was a preeminent philosopher of Jewish law in the 12th century. In 2014, he’s trending again. A scholarly conference asks: What is it about him that’s captured our attention?
Maimonides was not just a titan of Jewish learning — he can be a surprisingly contemporary guide for our times. Moshe Halbertal’s new book dives in.
Norman Mailer was of that generation of American Jews who didn’t fetishize their Jewishness. Joshua Furst reflects on a new biography of arguably the 20th century’s most influential writer.
Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby took to Twitter to thank all those helping to find his missing teenage son — as more join a massive search for the Jewish day school student.